Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

With a member driven story line, monthly games and events, and a friendly and drama-free community focused on quality over quantity, the only thing you can be sure of is fun!
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    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 Some quick reminders!
    12.08 Another peek at what's to come...
    12.05 It's election day! OOC, at least.
    12.04 We have our PW winners for November!
    12.02 New Skins! In less exciting news, the AC is underway.
    11.27 AC Saturday and election next week!
    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
    In Character
    Full Name: Thanatos Reid Sawyer
    Nicknames: Goes exclusively by Sawyer, he won't ever use his first name, so don't even ask.
    Birthdate: September 8th, 1858
    Current Age: 28
    Occupation: Thief, Con Artist
    Reputation: 2
    Residence: London
    Hogwarts House: unknown
    Wand: n/a
    Blood Status: pureblood (but a squibby squib squib)
    Social Class:lower
    Tybalt Lestrange | [1834] father, mass murderer
    Myrna Morrow née Sawyer | [18--] mother, Doomsayer  (seer of deaths/death omens)
    Tenebrae “Rae” Morrow | [late 1865] sister

    Robert Morrow | [18-- - 1871] stepfather, woodworker

    Appearance: Tall, dark and handsome, Sawyer has a rugged handsomeness about him that he likes to use sweet-talk his way into what he wants.. Standing tall for the era at 5’11” and boasting broad shoulders and muscular physique, Sawyer tends to use these things to his advantage to… persuade people to do what he wants them to do when he can’t convince them with words. His nose has been broken at least twice and repaired, but it’s still easy to see. He dresses in what’s easiest for the day’s exploits. His “Snake tattoo trails from the head at his heart down to the tail just above his snake if you know what I mean.” (#Kayte)

    History:September 8th, 1858 | Thanatos Reid Sawyer is born the bastard son of Myrna Sawyer and Tybalt Lestrange. The product of an affair that he doesn’t know anything about, nor does he really want to. His father peaced out shortly after Myrna told him she was pregnant and that was that. For whatever reason Myrna has never specifically told Sawyer who his father was, but hints at it from time to time like he should know, but won’t flat out tell him. It’s annoying to say the least.

    1858 - 1864 | Sawyer is constantly annoyed by his mother and her rather… odd peculiarities. Really all of this death nonsense is grating and even as a young child, he doubts her sanity. Unfortunately she’s usually right, so he can’t deny that she has some sight, but damn if  it’s not annoying to him. Fortunately for him, he’s adorable enough that he becomes a pretty good con artist, duping people out of their purses and trinkets on the alley as he peddles for money. He gets pretty good at it, though does get caught a time or two for getting too cocky.

    1864 | In some fit of lunacy (according to him anyway) Myrna decides she wants to settle down with a nice guy. Enter Robert Morrow, local woodworker and all around decent guy. Much as he wants to, Sawyer doesn’t hate the guy, but they aren’t exactly chummy either. It’s mostly because Sawyer can’t believe that anyone would fall for Myrna. They marry late in the year.

    1865 The following fall Tenebrae is born. Sawyer facepalms hard over her name and generally calls her Rae. He isn’t like, overjoyed to be a big brother, but he doesn’t suck at it either. He spends his days trying to make spare change, running errands and generally being a nuisance around the block.

    1866 - 1870 | Oops, no Hogwarts letter for Sawyer, turns out the poor bastard is a squibbysquibsquib. He isn’t really heartbroken over it, he probably wouldn’t have been able to go further than first year anyway. It would have been a nice respite from his mother though.

    1871 | Apparently Myrna gets tired of dear old Robert and offs him, or at least Sawyer suspects anyway. The loss hits him a little harder than he would ever admit to anyone, especially since the old man always treated them well. Rae is appropriately upset and Sawyer does his best to comfort her, but he’s emotionally constipated so.

    1873 | Sawyer gets caught stealing for the first time but manages to get out of it by sleeping with the appropriate people. No he won’t tell you who, but yes, he swings both ways when necessary. He officially drops his stupid ass first name.

    1875 | Some crazy bastard snaps and murders thirteen people. His mother makes a point of telling him about it. Why? Fuck knows, she’s nuts.

    1877 | Rae starts at Hogwarts. Sawyer thinks it’ll be good for her to get out and do something productive with herself; also escape their mother’s company. Sawyer thinks this is a great time to ~travel around a little bit. He can’t get far obviously, but he sleeps, steals and otherwise schmoozes his way around a fair bit of England.

    1880-1884 | Rae quits Hogwarts after five years. After another run-in with the law, Sawyer finds himself some people. The group calls themselves the Ashwinders and thus his tattoo happens. He finds it… amusing to say the least. He’s found himself very at home. Shit gets good, good steals, good deals, lots of things to do. It keeps him busy and in all the right kinds of trouble.

    1884 | Sawyer manages to worm his way into the attention and bed of Miss Lila and he has #zeroregrets. Their “relationship” is entirely open and they are far from exclusive, but he is one jealous bastard when he sees her with other dudes, so he tends to try and ignore it best he can. When she’s with her lady friends, hell he’d like to join. In fact he likes to bicker with her other lover as much as he enjoys egging them on about a threesome.

    Currently | Same shit, different day; steal this, scam that, it’s the life really.

    Personality: Charismatic; smooth-talker; hot-headed; brash; loud; hot-tempered; jealous; street-smart; reads people well; bitter; spiteful; loyal; shameless flirt; can be over-protective.

    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Bee
    Age: 30
    Contact: @Elsie Beauregard
    [-] The following 1 user Likes Sawyer's post:
       Odira Potter

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    We also have a buddy system. If you are new to Charming, you will be contacted by your assigned buddy within 48 hours. Once initial contact is made, you can decide whether you'd like to continue to participate in the buddy system or if you'd prefer to figure things out on your own.

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    Nolan @Theseus Greengrass

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    — Don't forget to check out our Stamp Station for some extra fun!

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    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D

    if I could marry Bee I would but I can't so I ship our characters instead.

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